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  • Sharp fire: Blaze now 40% contained, two firefighters hurt

    Sharp fire: Blaze now 40% contained, two firefighters hurt
    The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest has grown to 150 acres, but firefighters, aided now by five water-dropping helicopters, have been able to increase containment to 40%. Two firefighters, meanwhile, were treated at a local hospital after one...
  • Taliban leader calls for peace talks, new attacks on foreign troops

    Taliban leader calls for peace talks, new attacks on foreign troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The reclusive leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban said Tuesday that his militant group was willing to begin peace negotiations, even as he urged stepped-up attacks on foreign troops to force them out of the country. In a...
  • Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works

    Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works
    SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain as mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail and a relinquishing of his keys to his office. But planning has already...
  • Bob Filner faces new harassment claim from longtime city employee

    Bob Filner faces new harassment claim from longtime city employee
    SAN DIEGO -- A longtime city employee will file a legal action against the city and Mayor Bob Filner accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the employee's attorney. Attorney Dan Gilleon said the action will be for "battery, gender violence,...
  • Political planning is underway for a post-Filner San Diego

    Political planning is underway for a post-Filner San Diego
    SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail. Planning has already begun for a special election to find a successor to...
  • Brush fire near Wrightwood forces evacuations

    Brush fire near Wrightwood forces evacuations
    A brush fire broke out Thursday afternoon near Wrightwood in the Angeles National Forest, and firefighters were battling the flames in steep terrain while some neighborhoods were being evacuated. Named the Sharp fire, the blaze was reported at 12:13 p....
  • Sharp fire near Wrightwood doubles in size

    Sharp fire near Wrightwood doubles in size
    A brush fire that broke out in the Angeles National Forest on Thursday has doubled in size to at least 60 acres, prompting officials to triple the number of firefighters assigned to the blaze. About 300 firefighters were battling the Sharp fire in...
  • Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric

    Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four people were killed and a Christian church was burned in riots in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Friday that followed the killing of a Muslim cleric the previous night. The Kenya Red Cross Society said seven other people...
  • Bus plunges into ravine west of Mexico City; at least 12 killed

    Bus plunges into ravine west of Mexico City; at least 12 killed
    MEXICO CITY -- At least 12 people were killed and many more injured Friday morning when a passenger bus overturned on a highway west of the Mexican capital, according to government and media reports. The accident occurred on a highway linking the Mexico...
  • San Diego County SWAT standoff ends with suspect's apparent suicide

    A five-hour SWAT standoff in the southern San Diego County community of Bonita ended Friday night when sheriff's deputies discovered the suspected gunman dead of an apparent suicide. Deputies had sent a robotic device into the home and found the 45-...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques
    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...